MAHUBE-OTWA Community Action Partnership
Energy Assistance Program
Becker County Office
1125 W River Rd, Detroit Lakes, MN, 56501
Energy Assistance Program (EAP) services may include:
* Help paying energy bills
* Help with utility disconnections or getting fuel delivered
* Information on efficient and safe use of energy
* Helping you work with your energy suppliers
* Repairing or replacing a broken furnace or heating system, if you own your home
The energy assistance program helps low-income households pay their home heating bills.
Area Served by County
- Becker County
- Community Action Partnership
- Older adults
- People with low income
Eligibility is based on the most recent month of income and household size.
Funds are available for renters and homeowners.
Low-income individuals in Mahnomen, Hubbard, Becker, Otter Tail, Wadena counties
Visit online for information about the program and how to apply. Find your local Energy Assistance Program service provider here or by calling (800) 657-3710.
There is no fee.
8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
Other Services or resources
- Chore Services (Waiver)
- Emergency Shelter
- Family Assets for Independence in Minnesota (FAIM)
- Family Homeless Prevention and Assistance Program (FHPAP)
- Healthy Aging Classes
- Help Paying for Basic Needs - Family Development
- Home Accessibility Modification
- Home Management Registration
- Homemaker Services
- Housing Stabilization Services (HSS)
- Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
- Transitional Housing
- Weatherization Assistance Program
Taxonomy Terms Used: Clicking a taxonomy term from the list below launches a new search.
Programs that pay for or provide new or reconditioned heating systems. Furnaces are powered by wood, coal, oil, propane, natural gas or electricity and pump heated air throughout a home or other building using a system of ducts. Some systems heat water which circulates through radiators. Included are programs that provide grants or loans for furnace replacement.
BV-8900.9300Utility Service Payment Assistance Definition
Programs that pay all or a portion of the utility bills of people whose utilities have been or are at risk of being shut off including any reconnection fees that may apply. Also included are non-emergency programs like those funded through the federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), also referred to as LIEAP or HEAP in some states, that provide home energy assistance, generally in the form of a credit, for low-income households that apply. The assistance is usually available once per calendar year (or heating season). Utility bill payment assistance programs may have age, income, disability, need or other eligibility requirements.
BV-8900.9300-950Water Service Payment Assistance Definition
Programs that pay all or a portion of the water service expenses of people whose water has been or is as risk of being shut off including any reconnection fees that may apply. Included are programs that provide assistance with combined water/sewer bills in communities where sewer payments are bundled with payments for water services. Water service payment assistance programs may have age, income, disability, need or other eligibility requirements.